CICERO - Center for International Climate Research

Norway's leading institute for climate research

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Process research on climate services

Process research for actionable and effective climate services and solutions.

Expert advice in climate finance

Evaluating the greenness of investments

Data and products

Climate data and information, including products like downscaled scenarios and economic analysis

Communication and process facilitation

Communication and process facilitation, including co-production and co-design with stakeholders and end-users.

Unseasonal temperatures for Norway

The unusual warm temperatures this winter and forecasts indicating milder winter conditions for January, February and March in Europe are partly due to an atmospheric circulation pattern called the North Atlantic Oscillation, or NAO. This atmospheric circulation pattern explains well the weather we get in Europe, especially in winter.

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Ancillary Benefits of Carbon Capture and Storage

Asbjørn Torvanger

Impact of strong and extreme El Niños on European hydroclimate

Martin Peter King, Entao Yu, Jana Sillmann

Study on the sharing weight of ecological compensation funds for public welfare forests

Guozhi Li, Taoyuan Wei, Haiyu Wang

Assessment of the optimal rebound effects from energy intensity reduction

Lirong Xing, Taoyuan Wei, Yanchen Zhuo, Guozhi Li

Limiting global warming to 1.5 °C will lower increases in inequalities of four hazard indicators of climate change

Hideo Shiogama, Tomoko Hasegawa, Shinichiro Fujimori, Daisuke Murakami, Kiyoshi Takahashi, Katsumasa Tanaka, Seita Emori, Izumi Kubota, Manabu Abe, Yukiko Imada, Masahiro Watanabe, Daniel Mitchell, Nathalie Schaller, Jana Sillmann, Erich Fischer, John F. Scinocca, Ingo Bethke, Ludwig Lierhammer, Jun'ya Takakura, Tim Trautmann, Petra Döll, Sebastian Ostberg, Hannes Müller Schmied, Fahad Saeed, Carl-Friedrich Schleussner